Local News

  • NIU Cares Day looking for projects to tackle

    Northern Illinois University has hundreds of helping hands looking for meaningful projects to tackle on NIU Cares Day, April 16, the 10-year anniversa ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:51 am
  • NIU alumnus to play The Pump Room

    Jazz at The Pump Room will showcase live jazz entertainment every Wednesday night at Public Chicago. This experience has been curated by guitar virtuo ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:50 am
  • Free educational materials available through U of I Extension

    University of Illinois Extension is offering “touchable” museum artifacts and lessons in kits that are available for check out to area educators and o ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:50 am
  • Kinzinger honors military academy nominees

    Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) recently hosted his annual reception for high school students who received a nomination to attend the United ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:49 am
  • The Gracie Center to host casino night fundraiser

    DeKALB – The Gracie Center, a Kingston-based nonprofit agency that serves adults with intellectual disabilities, is hosting a casino night fundraiser ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • Bread & Roses helps gardens grow

    Dan Kenney of DeKalb County Community Gardens recently accepted a gift of $1,000 from the women of Bread & Roses chorus and Director Peggy Safford. Th ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:46 am

    Taylor enrolls in ROTCJasmyne R. Taylor has enrolled in the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps pr ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:43 am
  • Nanfria achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Joe Nanfria, a member of Boy Scout Troop 16 chartered at Federated Church in Sycamore, has been awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achievable i ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:42 am
  • Sycamore High School on AP District Honor Roll

    Sycamore High School has once again been named to the College Board’s annual AP District Honor Roll. This is the second time in the last four years Sy ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • Sue Lyon Book Sale needs books

    Needed: Books, books, books.The Sue Lyon Book Sale is looking for books – used books, leftover books ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • Glidden Homestead awarded DCCF community needs grant

    Glidden Homestead and Historical Center in DeKalb has been awarded a community needs grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:38 am
  • Sycamore Park Partners recognized

    ndividuals, businesses and organizations in the community go above and beyond in their support of or contribution to the Sycamore Park District.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • DeKalb Park District plans 2nd POLARpalooza Winter Festival

    DeKALB – Building on the success of last year's winter festival, the DeKalb Park District is once again gearing up for a day of fun winter activities.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:35 am
  • KVAL group art exhibit at DeKalb library reopening

    A opportunity presented itself with the recent DeKalb Public Library reopening.The library wanted qu ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:36 am
  • Club 55: Senior Services renamed to emphasize socializing and fun

    When Ada Mojica’s husband passed away, she felt like she lost everything. A case worker suggested that she visit Family Service Agency’s Club 55. Afte ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:33 am